Feb 6, 2013 10:00pm PST
francisco. >> reporter: today police revealed new details about wayne jackson. police say he fits the physical description of the man collins was last seen talking to. >> he lived not far from where the abduction happened. he had a dog similar to the dog that the suspect was seen to have. >> reporter: at the time, eyewitnesses and a consense search of jackson's house failed to conclusively tie him to the case. jackson had five different identities, and a history of kidnapping, lewd acts, and sexual assaults against boys in canada, and one at fisherman's wharf in the years before collins disappeared. cold case investigators said they developed new leads, prompting a search of jackson's old house. that turned up to be animal bones. >> what he we're looking for is anybody that saw this guy back in 1984, anybody that talked to this guy back in 1984. >> reporter: police say they talked to jackson's roommate. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> ktvu sat down this morning with collins mother. >> when we heard his background, i just got chills. >> ann collins says she didn't recognize wayne jackson.
Feb 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
discovered the same man has been arrested in san francisco two years earlier under the name, wayne jackson and spent six months in jail for felony lewd acts on a child. basso learned he was on the run from police in canada and under another name. >> he was wanted in canada under the name of raymond williams stuart for 1973 incident when he kidnapped and sexually assaulted two juveniles. >> he died in san francisco 2008 of natural causes. last week investigators dug up the home in the garage where he lived in 1984 and they say small bone fragments found there appear to be those of animals. semi- cold case investigators say they're leaving this information on how they get new leads in the case. that is something that could bring closure to kevin collins family that watch today's please press conference. only on two, live tonight in hayward where we spoke to kevin's mother shortly afterward. mike westmark >> reporter: and collins said there where thousands of leads back in 1984 and inspectors to the best they could and when she said they showed her the picture of the person of interest she sa